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Albany CEO: AG Olens Calls on Phone Companies

August 10, 2015
Staff Report From Georgia CEO Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 Attorney General Sam Olens today joined 44 other state attorneys general calling on five major phone companies to offer call-blocking technology to their customers. In a joint letter to the chief executives of the carriers, the attorneys general said a new...

Associated Press: AG Olens Elected to Leadership Role

June 29, 2015
By  - Associated Press - Monday, June 29, 2015 ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens has been elected to head the southern region of the National Association of Attorneys General.  
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Atlanta Woman Pleads Guilty to Lying on Tutor Application

July 15, 2015
Domonique Scott pled guilty on July 2, 2015, in Fulton County Superior Court to one count of Forgery in the First Degree (O.C.G.A. § 16-9-1) and three counts of False Statements and Writings (O.C.G.A. § 16-10-20) for falsifying an application to provide tutoring to low income children.

AG Olens Elected Chair of Southern Attorneys General

June 29, 2015
Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens has been elected Chair of the Southern Region of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) for the second time in three years. The Southern Region includes the following 13 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia,...

AG Olens Applauds Appeals Court Ruling on Obama Administration Executive Action

May 26, 2015
Today the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court’s injunction against the Obama Administration’s executive action granting legal status to undocumented immigrants. Attorney General Sam Olens issued the following statement:

Consumer Protection Division Moving to Office of the AG

May 06, 2015
SB 148 Incorporating the Office of Consumer Protection into the Office of the Attorney General Signed into Law

Grady Health System to Pay more than $2.9 Million to Resolve Improper Medicaid Billing Allegations

April 25, 2015
Attorney General Sam Olens announced on April 23, 2015, that the state of Georgia has reached a civil settlement agreement with Grady Health System (Grady). Grady has agreed to pay $2,950,000 to settle claims that it inaccurately coded claims for neo-natal intensive care unit (NICU) patients, resulting in alleged damages...

Attorney General Olens Announces $790K Settlement with Doraville Eye Doctor

April 15, 2015
On April 16, 2015, Attorney General Sam Olens announced that Georgia has reached an agreement with Doraville doctor Zheng Xiang Wang and the Wang Eye Clinic, P.C., to settle allegations that Dr. Wang billed Georgia Medicaid for medically unnecessary ophthalmology procedures. In settlement of the allegations, Dr. Wang paid $790,000 to...